Amber Yerkey James

Amber Yerkey James

Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Huntsville, AL




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About Me

            I believe that representing clients in family law cases is not just a job or an area of law to practice.  I believe it is a calling, a mission given to me by God to help hurting people.  That calling was so crystal clear the night I prayed for guidance.  I did not initially understand what that meant.  I thought God was calling me  to be a personal injury lawyer.  Many of my life...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Tremendously informed, persistent and determined.

Posted by: a Child Custody client over 2 years ago.

Amber represented me in a very professional manner. She consistently presented me with multiple options concerning how to approach my particular...

Exceptional Attorney; knows her way around a courtroom!!

Posted by: a Family client almost 3 years ago.

Ms. James handled my custody/child support case in Morgan County from out of state. I’d lived in another state for years before my divorce was...
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Showing 2 of 16 peer endorsements

Lionel Martin
Lionel Martin

Stafford, TX

8 months ago

Relationship: Friend

Amber is a compassionate attorney who focuses on the needs of her clients. She provides custom tailored legal advice based on the wishes of her...
Melissa Orozco Garci Martin
Melissa Martin

Stafford, TX

8 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Amber is passionate about representing her clients. She is very professional.
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2006 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of Alabama.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/11/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2014 – present

New Beginnings Family Law, P.C.


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

2006 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Birmingham School of Law (Birmingham, AL)


Showing 1 of 7 awards

2015 Client Distinction Award



Showing 1 of 3 association entries

2010- present Member

Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2013 Law Practice Managment

at How to Manage a Small Law Firm Quarterly Meeting

2013 Adoption and Surrogacy

at 2013 Family Law Conference for Alabama Practitioners

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